New York Times NYT Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for September 9, 2022

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Today’s pangram is CONTINUUM.

CONTINUUM is defined as a continuous nonspatial whole or extent or succession in which no part or portion is distinct or distinguishable from adjacent parts.

COCCI is defined as any spherical or nearly spherical bacteria.

COCONUT is defined as tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits; widely planted throughout the tropics. It is also defined as large hard-shelled oval nut with a fibrous husk containing thick white meat surrounding a central cavity filled (when fresh) with fluid or milk. It is also defined as the edible white meat of a coconut; often shredded for use in e.g. cakes and curries.

COCOON is defined as retreat as if into a cocoon, as from an unfriendly environment. It is also defined as silky envelope spun by the larvae of many insects to protect pupas and by spiders to protect eggs. It is also defined as wrap in or as if in a cocoon, as for protection.

COIN is defined as form by stamping, punching, or printing. It is also defined as a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money. It is also defined as make up.

COMIC is defined as arousing or provoking laughter. It is also defined as a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts. It is also defined as of or relating to or characteristic of comedy.

COMMIT is defined as give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause. It is also defined as perform an act, usually with a negative connotation. It is also defined as cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution. It is also defined as make an investment. It is also defined as engage in or perform. It is also defined as confer a trust upon.

COMMON is defined as a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area. It is also defined as common to or shared by two or more parties. It is also defined as being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language. It is also defined as commonly encountered. It is also defined as lacking refinement or cultivation or taste. It is also defined as of or associated with the great masses of people. It is also defined as of low or inferior quality or value. It is also defined as belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public. It is also defined as having no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual. It is also defined as to be expected; standard.

COMMOTION is defined as the act of making a noisy disturbance. It is also defined as a disorderly outburst or tumult. It is also defined as confused movement.

COMMUNION is defined as sharing thoughts and feelings. It is also defined as the act of participating in the celebration of the Eucharist. It is also defined as (Christianity) a group of Christians with a common religious faith who practice the same rites.

CONCOCT is defined as devise or invent. It is also defined as prepare or cook by mixing ingredients. It is also defined as invent. It is also defined as make a concoction (of) by mixing.

CONCOCTION is defined as the act of creating something (a medicine or drink or soup etc.) by compounding or mixing a variety of components. It is also defined as any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients. It is also defined as an occurrence of an unusual mixture. It is also defined as the invention of a scheme or story to suit some purpose.

CONIC is defined as (geometry) a curve generated by the intersection of a plane and a circular cone. It is also defined as relating to or resembling a cone.

COOT is defined as slate-black slow-flying birds somewhat resembling ducks.

COTTON is defined as erect bushy mallow plant or small tree bearing bolls containing seeds with many long hairy fibers. It is also defined as soft silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw state. It is also defined as fabric woven from cotton fibers. It is also defined as take a liking to. It is also defined as thread made of cotton fibers.

COUNT is defined as put into a group. It is also defined as show consideration for; take into account. It is also defined as determine the number or amount of. It is also defined as have faith or confidence in. It is also defined as take account of. It is also defined as the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order. It is also defined as have weight; have import, carry weight. It is also defined as a nobleman (in various countries) having rank equal to a British earl. It is also defined as have a certain value or carry a certain weight. It is also defined as include as if by counting. It is also defined as name or recite the numbers in ascending order. It is also defined as the total number counted.

CUMIN is defined as aromatic seeds of the cumin herb of the carrot family. It is also defined as dwarf Mediterranean annual long cultivated for its aromatic seeds.

CUTOUT is defined as a part that is cut out or is intended to be cut out. It is also defined as a photograph from which the background has been cut away. It is also defined as a switch that interrupts an electric circuit in the event of an overload.

ICON is defined as a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface. It is also defined as a conventional religious painting in oil on a small wooden panel; venerated in the Eastern Church. It is also defined as (computer science) a graphic symbol (usually a simple picture) that denotes a program or a command or a data file or a concept in a graphical user interface.

ICONIC is defined as relating to or having the characteristics on an icon.

IONIC is defined as the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Attica and Athens and Ionia. It is also defined as containing or involving or occurring in the form of ions. It is also defined as of or pertaining to the Ionic order of classical Greek architecture. It is also defined as of or relating to Ionia or its inhabitants or its language.

MIMIC is defined as someone who mimics (especially an actor or actress). It is also defined as imitate (a person or manner), especially for satirical effect. It is also defined as constituting an imitation.

MONOTONIC is defined as of a sequence or function; consistently increasing and never decreasing or consistently decreasing and never increasing in value. It is also defined as sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch.

NONCOM is defined as a military officer appointed from enlisted personnel.

TINCT is defined as color lightly.

TONIC is defined as a medicine that strengthens and invigorates. It is also defined as (music) the first note of a diatonic scale. It is also defined as employing variations in pitch to distinguish meanings of otherwise similar words. It is also defined as lime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine. It is also defined as a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring. It is also defined as (used of syllables) bearing the principle stress, usually accompanied by a change in pitch. It is also defined as imparting vitality and energy. It is also defined as of or relating to or producing normal tone or tonus in muscles or tissue. It is also defined as relating to or being the keynote of a major or minor scale.

TUNIC is defined as an enveloping or covering membrane or layer of body tissue. It is also defined as any of a variety of loose fitting cloaks extending to the hips or knees.

UNCOMMON is defined as marked by an uncommon quality; especially superlative or extreme of its kind. It is also defined as not common or ordinarily encountered; unusually great in amount or remarkable in character or kind.

UNCTION is defined as excessive but superficial compliments given with affected charm. It is also defined as anointing as part of a religious ceremony or healing ritual. It is also defined as semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation. It is also defined as smug self-serving earnestness.

UNCUT is defined as complete. It is also defined as not shaped by cutting or trimming. It is also defined as (used of grass or vegetation) not cut down with a hand implement or machine. It is also defined as not trimmed. It is also defined as not cut. It is also defined as (of pages of a book) having adjacent leaves still joined at the fore edge.

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One Comment

  1. COITION – I understand why several synonyms would violate your rules, but are we in Boston and is this 1950?

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